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Hauptmarkt, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Altstadt - St. Sebald
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This is an amazing piece that was made to erect on top of the church. It is just in the middle of the Market place. There is a belief that those who turn the ring of fountain would be lucky. Good luck !!!

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Located in Hauptmarkt. One of natable attration in Hauptmakt with Frauenkirche, making picturesque setting. Schoner Brunnen knwon as Beautiful Fountain was replaced with replica in 1912. Pieces of original fountain is in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Those who turne the ring of fountain would be lucky...More

4  Thank Eunwoo L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an intricate brightly colored fountain with a big metal fence around it. It does not have water come out of it unless you pull down part of it. It has some weird netting on the top portion of it. It is located in...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Nuremberg Old Town right on one of the corners of the Hauptmarkt you will find this place that over the years it has become one of the iconic landmarks of Nurnberg (beside the city's fame acquired during and after WWII there are a lot...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone will tell you that there are rings that you must reach to assure your luck and happiness in the future, but if you're small, you may have to bring a stepstool! :-)

Thank DorisGanser
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Schöner Brunnen called in english "beautiful fountain" is one of the main attraction of the city. It is located in the centre (Hauptmarket). According to a local legend, if you turn the “golden ring” on the grille three times and make a wish, your wish...More

Thank Lugano22
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Easily accessible in Old Town; great photo opportunity, and a "must see" from all sides and at every level

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Elaborately decorated and gilded and sitting in a corner of the main City square (Hauptmarkt) this is a must see in Nuremberg. Protected by an iron grille from the thousands of tourists, yet accessible for the magic ring, which you must turn for good luck.

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 12 August 2018

My family and I stopped at this fountain to participate in the turning of the golden ring. It was fairly crowded the morning that we were there, but it was worth waiting a few minutes for our turn. The fountain is gorgeous, and it just...More

Thank Connie R
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful landmark in the centre of town, has amazing detail and lights up in the evenings. Free to see anytime of day.

Thank Adam E
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is an impressive fountain with actual water coming out, and it also has a ring that you can rub.

Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Located in the Hauptmarkt or main square of Nuernberg this medieval ornate 3-tiered fountain (translated ‘ Beautiful Fountain’) dates back to the 14th century, An impressive, heavily decorated Gothic look 19 metre church spired work has sculptured cupids perched on the water spouts all housed...More

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